Lab Technician-Shift 2

  • Stealth Mode Startup Biotech
  • Newark, CA, USA
  • Jan 07, 2022
Full time Biotech

Job Description

High growth, pre-IPO company in stealth mode

Join a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies that will push the boundaries in the clinical, life sciences research and therapeutic fields. We are well-funded by global top-tier investors, including venture capital firms and growth equity investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond.  We are a collaborative group of more than 200 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Play an important role in the development and commercialization of technology and products that will accelerate our understanding of life, biology and disease and transform large industries.

We are looking for a highly motivated Lab Technician to join our team!

The successful candidate will play a key hands-on role in the molecular biology-based assay and technology development using various prototype and commercial instruments.

Shift 2, Group A (Sunday – Tuesday, alternating Wednesdays)

How You’ll Contribute

  • Assist in the development of novel molecular biology assays, methods and transfer technology to product development.
  • Execute experiments in-tube and on early-stage prototype instruments.
  • Assist in the development and optimization of workflows, user interfaces, and other relevant tools and procedures related to the experiments, instruments and product development.
  • The candidate will be responsible for data analysis, thorough documentation of the work, and clear communication of results in the group settings.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomedical engineering or closely related field.
  • Previous experience of at least 6-12 months with a wide-variety of biochemistry and molecular biology methods for nucleic acid analysis, amplification, qPCR, buffer making, DNA sequencing, molecular cloning in a wet lab setting.
  • Hands on experience of at least 6-12 months running, calibrating and troubleshooting experiments, instruments, and tools such as thermal cyclers, flow cytometers, bioanalyzer, protein/DNA quantification tools and gel electrophoresis devices.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and basic computer skills
  • Must be highly motivated, detail oriented and enthusiastic team player, with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication and proven ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management, and a can-do attitude.

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